The Philippines, the biggest buyer of rice in Asia after China, will rerun a tender to buy 500,000 metric tons or seek supplies from another government after prices offered today were above-budget.
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Re-run elections took place smoothly and peacefully on March 2 in five Thai provinces where protestors had besieged polling stations during the general election on February 2.
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Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin defended the results of the parliamentary elections again on Tuesday, saying a rerun was impossible.
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Tens of thousands of flag-waving and chanting protesters called on Saturday for a disputed parliamentary election to be rerun, increasing pressure on Vladimir Putin as he seeks a new term as Russian president.
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President Dmitry Medvedev ordered an investigation on Sunday into allegations of fraud in Russia's parliamentary election, one day after tens of thousands of protesters demanded it be annulled and rerun.
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Phillip Noyce’s 2002 film “The Quiet American,” based on Graham Greene’s novel and set during the Vietnam War, is set for a rerun in Vietnam this week.
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Phillip Noyce’s 2002 film “The Quite American,” based on Graham Greene’s novel and set during the Vietnam War, is set for a rerun in Vietnam this week.
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Afghanistan announced on December 1 the final batch of results from a September 18 parliamentary election, with poll organizers aiming to wrap up a vote marred by widespread fraud and pave the way for a new parliament.
The Independent Election Commission (IEC) said preliminary winners would hold their seats in southeastern Ghazni province. The results were delayed because the victors are all ethnic Hazaras even though around half Ghazni's population is Pashtun.
Pashtun areas were plagued by the worst violence...
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